Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1983 Nominated
Oscar
Best Documentary, Features
After the Axe (1981)
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Atlantic Film Festival

2001 Won
Audience Award
Rare Birds (2001)

Canadian Comedy Awards

2002 Nominated
Canadian Comedy Award
Film - Pretty Funny Direction
Rare Birds (2001)

Chicago International Film Festival

1981 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Documentary
After the Axe (1981)

CPH:DOX

2014 Nominated
Politiken's Audience Award
Monsoon (2014)

Directors Guild of Canada

2015 Nominated
DGC Team Award
Allan King Award For Excellence in Documentary
Monsoon (2014)
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2011 Won
DGC Team Award
Allan King Award For Excellence in Documentary
Force of Nature (2010)
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2009 Won
DGC Team Award
Allan King Award For Excellence in Documentary
Air India 182 (2008)
Shared with:
2007 Won
DGC Craft Award
Direction - Television Movie/Mini-Series
Above and Beyond (2006)
2006 Nominated
DGC Team Award
Outstanding Television Series - Drama
Da Vinci's City Hall (2005)
Shared with:
For the episode "When The Horsemen Come Looking".
2004 Won
DGC Craft Award
Outstanding Achievement in Direction - Television Series
Da Vinci's Inquest (1998)
For episode "Bury My Own Bones".
Won
DGC Team Award
Outstanding Team Achievement in a Television Series - Drama
Da Vinci's Inquest (1998)
Shared with:
For episode "Bury My Own Bones".
2003 Nominated
DGC Craft Award
Outstanding Achievement in Direction - Television Movie/Mini-Series
100 Days in the Jungle (2002)
Nominated
DGC Team Award
Outstanding Achievement in a Television Movie/Mini-Series
100 Days in the Jungle (2002)
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2002 Won
DGC Team Award
Outstanding Achievement in a Feature Film
Rare Birds (2001)
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Won
DGC Craft Award
Outstanding Achievement in Direction
Rare Birds (2001)

Gemini Awards

2004 Won
Gemini
Best Direction in a Dramatic Series
Da Vinci's Inquest (1998)
For episode "Bury My Own Bones".
2003 Nominated
Gemini
Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
100 Days in the Jungle (2002)
2001 Nominated
Gemini
Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
Scorn (2000)
1998 Won
Gemini
Best Documentary Program
Gerrie & Louise (1997)
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1997 Nominated
Gemini
Best Direction in a Dramatic Program
Mother Trucker: The Diana Kilmury Story (1996)
1989 Nominated
Gemini
Best Direction in a Dramatic or Comedy Series
9B (1988)

Genie Awards

2003 Nominated
Genie
Best Achievement in Direction
Rare Birds (2001)
1999 Nominated
Genie
Best Achievement in Direction
Such a Long Journey (1998)
1986 Won
Genie
Best Feature Length Documentary
Final Offer (1985)
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International Documentary Association

2010 Nominated
Pare Lorentz Award
Force of Nature (2010)

Leo Awards

2011 Nominated
Leo
Best Feature Length Documentary Program
Force of Nature (2010)
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Taos Talking Picture Festival

2002 Nominated
Taos Land Grant Award
Rare Birds (2001)

Toronto International Film Festival

2010 Won
People's Choice Award
Documentary
Force of Nature (2010)

Vancouver International Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Impact Award
Monsoon (2014)
2010 Won
Most Popular Environmental Film
Force of Nature (2010)
1998 Won
Most Popular Canadian Film
Such a Long Journey (1998)

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